A frit by any other name

Have you noticed how many plant names have changed in the past few years? Schizostylis became hesperis, dicentra spectabilis is now lamprocapnos spectabilis (who makes up these names?!), and some of the asters are now symphiotrichum.┬áSeveral years ago, Russian botanists decided fritillaria sewerzowii displayed enough differences from the rest of the family to be split […]

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